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Royal Marine Light Infantry

1st Battalion

ROYAL MARINE

LIGHT INFANTRY

188th Brigade / 63rd (Royal Naval) Division

 

October : Mailly-Maillet / Englebelmer sector.

22nd October-12th November : Tours in front line in Hamel sector with rest periods in Englebelmer and Varennes.

13th November : Attack on Beaucourt. On the left of the Division, linked with the 51st (Highland) Division.

15th November : Puchevillers.

 

126 names

Lieutenant

Edward Gordon

ABELSON

Died in service on the 1st December 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Ste Marie Cemetery

 

PO/9978 (S)   Private

Kennedy

AMBROSE

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

PO/12172    Corporal

William Henry

ARMAN

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 33

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

PO/993 (S)   Private

William

ARSCOTT

Died of wounds on the 29th November 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

PLY/16903    Private

George Henry

ATKINSON

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 33

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

CH/490 (S)   Private

William A.

BAILEY

Died of wounds on the 14th November 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

CH/13967   Corporal

Richard William

BARRETT

Died of wounds on the 15th November 1916 - Age 30

Rest in peace in Varennes Military Cemetery

 

CH/735 (S)   Private

William Elias

BEANEY

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

CH/16251    Lance Sergeant

Frank Edwin

BEAVAN

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

CH/13352    Private

Percy

BERRY, DSM

Killed in action on the 8th November 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Knightsbridge Cemetery

 

CH/861 (S)    Private

Augustus

BLACKBURN

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

CH/969 (S)   Private

Charles

BOND

Died of wounds on the 24th November 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery Extension

 

PLY/16330   Private

Edward James Grant

BRAND

Died of wounds on the 24th November 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Wimereux Communal Cemetery

 

CH/8401    Sergeant

George

BRANDON

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 40

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

CH/18790    Private

Alfred Arthur

BROOKS

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Captain

Murdoch Campbell

BROWNE, DSC

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

CH/13982    Sergeant

Charles Drayson

BURCH

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PLY/16904    Private

Cecil

BURROWS

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

CH/19583   Private

Stephen

CARLIN

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Y Ravine Cemetery

 

PO/19336    Private

Arthur Ernest

CARMAN

Died of wounds on the 22nd November 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

CH/12437   Private

Herbert

CHAPLIN

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Cayeux Military Cemetery

 

CH/17841   Private

George William

CHAPMAN

Killed in action on the 15th November 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

CH/421 (S)    Private

Leonard Blake

CHESTER

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

CH/19403    Private

John

CLEGG

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

CH/736 (S)    Private

Alfred Henry

COGGER

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PLY/668 (S)    Private

Albert Victor

COOME

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

CH/19509    Private

Henry Douglas

COOPER

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916

Rest in peace in Knightsbridge Cemetery

 

CH/16344    Private

Joseph

COOTE

Died of wounds on the 23rd October 1916

Rest in peace in Couin British Cemetery

 

PO/18403   Corporal

John Robert

COULSON

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

CH/17170    Private

George

COUSINS

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

PO/18599    Private

Archie Leonard

COX

Died of wounds on the 29th December 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Kidderminster Cemetery

 

CH/216 (S)    Private

Stanley Eric William

CROOK

Died of wounds on the 13th November 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Varennes Military Cemetery

 

PLY/667 (S)    Private

Frank

CULLEN

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PLY/17961   Private

William

DALE

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

CH/19096    Private

Wilfred George

DANIELS

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PLY/1097 (S)    Private

Walter

DENTON

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

CH/1879    Private

John Arthur

DORSETT

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PLY/16816    Private

Thomas Anthony

DOYLE

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

CH/18750    Private

Isaac

EAGLE

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

CH/483 (S)    Private

William Barnewall

EDMONDS

Died of wounds on the 13th November 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Varennes Military Cemetery

 

CH/19410    Private

George Albert

FADE

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

CH/724 (S)    Private

William Reid

FERRIER

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PO/15388    Sergeant

Bert James

FIELDER

Died of wounds on the 29th October 1916 - Age 34

Rest in peace in Varennes Military Cemetery

 

CH/18814    Lance Corporal

Henry Joseph

FINDLAY

Died of wounds on the 15th November 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

PLY/12264    Private

John

FISHER

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

CH/17714   Corporal

William Charles

FRIEND

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

PLY/1035 (S)   Private

John Joseph

GALLOWAY

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

PO/17567    Lance Corporal

John

GILMARTIN

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

PLY/16855    Private

Mostyn George

GOUGH

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

CH/308 (S)    Private

William James

GRACE

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

CH/19878    Private

Harry George

GREENE

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

CH/18049    Private

Albert

HAINSWORTH

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Francis John

HANSON

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

PO/18454    Private

William

HATHAWAY

Died of wounds on the 20th November 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Wimereux Communal Cemetery

 

CH/334 (S)    Lance Corporal

John James

HENDERSON

Died of wounds on the 15th November 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Varennes Military Cemetery

 

CH/18411    Private

John

HEWLETT

Died of wounds on the 22nd October 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Mesnil Communal Cemetery Extension

 

CH/10661    Private

Harry Vernon

HEYWOOD

Died of wounds on the 13th November 1916 - Age 36

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Captain

Harry

HOARE

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 38

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PLY/672 (S)    Private

George William

HODGSON

Died of wounds on the 15th November 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Contay British Cemetery

 

CH/19796    Private

Ernest

HORNSBY

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

CH/17166    Sergeant

Arthur

JEFFREYS

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

CH/15664    Corporal

Thomas William

JENKINS

Died of wounds on the 14th November 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

PO/17494    Private

Terence

JEPSON

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

CH/862 (S)    Private

Thomas

JOHNSON

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 34

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

PLY/1102 (S)    Private

Charles Edward

JONES

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PO/17517    Private

Alexander

KEARSLAKE

Died of wounds on the 15th November 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

PLY/16936    Private

Thomas

KETCHION

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PLY/16885    Private

Edward

LAMBERT

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

CH/19835    Private

Frank Albert James

LAWDAY

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PO/19602    Private

Alfred

LEADER

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

CH/18944    Private

Charles William

LINSELL

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

CH/17237    Corporal

Charles Oswald

LLOYD

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Captain

Vere Duncombe

LOXLEY

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 43

Rest in peace in Knightsbridge Cemetery

 

CH/17381    Private

Arthur James

MACK

Killed in action on the 11th November 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Charles Walter

MARTIN

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

CH/17387    Private

William James

McCANN

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

CH/919 (S)    Private

James

McDONALD

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

CH/7571 (S)    Private

Dennis

McGHEE

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PLY/8902    Corporal

Thomas

McIVER

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 37

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

CH/1027 (S)    Private

John James

McKEOWN

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

CH/937 (S)    Private

Joseph

McSTAY

Killed in action on the 15th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

CH/885 (S)    Private

Albert

MILLER

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

CH/19811    Private

Robert Henry

MILLER

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

PLY/16930    Private

Joseph Edward

MORTON

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Captain

Claude Leonard Eyre

MUNTZ

Died of wounds on the 17th November 1916 - Age 36

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

CH/17441    Corporal

Jeremiah Henry William

MURPHY

Died of wounds on the 13th November 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PO/15654    Sergeant

Alfred Cyril

MURRANT

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Y Ravine Cemetery

 

PLY/15207    Lance Corporal

Frank Walter

NEWPORT

Died of wounds on the 13th November 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

CH/19107    Private

Nicholas

O'CONNOR

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

CH/19539    Private

Ernest Edward

PELLING

Died of wounds on the 13th November 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

CH/10354    Corporal

Ernest Alfred

PHILPOTT

Died of wounds on the 14th November 1916 - Age 33

Rest in peace in Varennes Military Cemetery

 

CH/16252    Private

Harry William

PIKE

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Captain

John Matthew

POUND

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 34

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

CH/17391    Lance Corporal

Bernard Harcourt

POWELL

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

PLY/17007    Private

Thomas

POWIS

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

350541    Chief Sick Berth Steward

Thomas Miles

QUATERMAIN

Royal Navy

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 40

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

PLY/17909    Private

Henry

QUINN

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

John William

RICHARDS

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

PO/948 (S)    Private

Leonard Henry

ROE

Killed in action on the 15th November 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

CH/18817    Corporal

Alfred George

ROUSE

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

CH/225 (S)    Private

Thomas

SCOTT

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 31

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

CH/16187    Private

Frederick Pollitt

SEDDON

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

CH/17676    Private

Edward George

SHEAD

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

CH/19637    Private

Harry England

SHEARING

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

CH/91 (S)  Private

Robert

SHELTON

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PLY/16906    Private

John

SHIELS

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

CH/16751    Corporal

Samuel George

SILLIS

Killed in action on the 15th November 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

CH/19671    Private

Albert

SMITH

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

CH/18874    Private

Richard John

SMITH

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

PO/18576    Private

George

SPURDLE

Died of wounds on the 17th November 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery Extension

 

 Captain

Gerald Henry

SULIVAN

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 34

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

CH/863 (S)    Private

John Charles

SULLIVAN

Died of wounds on the 23rd November 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

CH/128 (S)    Private

George

TAYLOR

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 33

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PO/17505    Private

Arthur

THACKER

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

CH/19575    Private

Horace Godfrey Tenson

THOMAS

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

CH/185 (S)    Private

Harry

THOMPSON

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

CH/82 (S)    Private

Arthur

TOMLINSON

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

CH/18738     Private

Thomas

TREACHER

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PLY/17095     Private

Joseph

UNTHANKS

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Henry Edward Reginald

UPHAM

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

PLY/666 (S)     Private

William Richard Josiah

WALKER

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

CH/864 (S)    Private

Cecil Arthur Charles

WEST

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PLY/16238     Private

Frederick

WOOLMINGTON

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

CH/19331    Private

Henry

WRIGHT

Died of wounds on the 15th November 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Varennes Military Cemetery

 

CH/11795    Private

William

WRIGHT

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 33

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

CH/18860    Private

Henry

YARLETT

Died of wounds on the 17th December 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Calais Southern Cemetery